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Allen V Farrow: HBO docuseries on sexual abuse allegations against Woody Allen is a portrait of a family in distress
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Allen V Farrow: HBO docuseries on sexual abuse allegations against Woody Allen is a portrait of a family in distress

The first episode of Allen V Farrow covers a wide narrative arc, including Mia Farrow and Woody Allen's relationship, their unconventional family and living arrangements, the discovery of his affair with Mia's adopted daughter Soon-Yi, and the allegations of Allen's sexual abuse of Dylan Farrow, then aged seven.

What the outcome of MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani defamation case means for #MeToo movement in India
India

What the outcome of MJ Akbar vs Priya Ramani defamation case means for #MeToo movement in India

The Court's judgment, which stated that damage to the accused's reputation cannot be more important than a survivor’s right to dignity and speaking their truth, is an important milestone for India's #MeToo movement.

In her sensational memoir, Vanessa Springora asks what consent should look like — and triumphs
Arts & Culture

In her sensational memoir, Vanessa Springora asks what consent should look like — and triumphs

Consent is a Molotov cocktail, flung at the face of the French establishment, a work of dazzling, highly controlled fury.

Marilyn Manson denies Evan Rachel Wood’s sexual assault allegations, says these are 'Horrible distortions of reality'
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Marilyn Manson denies Evan Rachel Wood’s sexual assault allegations, says these are 'Horrible distortions of reality'

Marilyn Manson’s label, Loma Vista Recordings, said in a statement that after the “disturbing allegations,” it will “cease to further promote his current album”

Asia Argento accuses Rob Cohen of sexual assault; The Fast and the Furious director denies allegation
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Asia Argento accuses Rob Cohen of sexual assault; The Fast and the Furious director denies allegation

Rob Cohen's spokesperson denied Asia Argento's sexual abuse claims and termed them as 'absolutely false'

Understanding pain during sex: What is dyspareunia, why it might happen and what you can do about it
Health

Understanding pain during sex: What is dyspareunia, why it might happen and what you can do about it

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says that nearly three out of four women have experienced dyspareunia, the medical term for painful intercourse, at least once in their life

Hachette employees stage walkout to protest Woody Allen memoir: 'Stand in solidarity with Ronan and Dylan Farrow'
Life

Hachette employees stage walkout to protest Woody Allen memoir: 'Stand in solidarity with Ronan and Dylan Farrow'

To protest the Hachette Book Group imprint Grand Central's announcement that they would be publishing Woody Allen's memoir, workers at Hachette staged a walkout of its New York offices yesterday, saying their concerns about publishing someone accused of sexual abuse weren't being addressed.

How to deal with sexual harassment on Holi
Health

How to deal with sexual harassment on Holi

If you’re confused about whether or not you were sexually harassed, chances are you probably were.

Roman Polanski to skip César Awards amid mass protests, says ceremony turning into 'public lynching'
Entertainment

Roman Polanski to skip César Awards amid mass protests, says ceremony turning into 'public lynching'

Women’s rights activists have called for a boycott of Friday’s Cesars ceremony in Paris, and plastered anti- Roman Polanski banners at the venue

R Kelly faces new federal charges in Chicago, alleging sexual abuse of teenager in 1990s
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R Kelly faces new federal charges in Chicago, alleging sexual abuse of teenager in 1990s

An updated federal indictment against R Kelly unsealed Friday in Chicago includes sex abuse allegations involving a new accuser, adding to the jailed singer's mounting legal challenges across three states

New York judge quashes Kesha's allegations of Dr Luke raping Katy Perry, says 'there is no evidence whatsoever'
Entertainment

New York judge quashes Kesha's allegations of Dr Luke raping Katy Perry, says 'there is no evidence whatsoever'

Kesha and Dr Luke have been locked in court battles since 2014, when she filed a lawsuit alleging that he drugged and raped her in 2005

Harvey Weinstein's alleged use of intelligence agency Black Cube to spy on accusers surfaces in rape trial
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Harvey Weinstein's alleged use of intelligence agency Black Cube to spy on accusers surfaces in rape trial

Black Cube was functioning for Harvey Weinstein through his law firm, Boies Schiller.

Roman Polanski's An Officer and a Spy receives 12 nominations at 45th César Awards, evokes mass outrage
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Roman Polanski's An Officer and a Spy receives 12 nominations at 45th César Awards, evokes mass outrage

Roman Polanski's An Officer and a Spy also bagged the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival last September.

Two women claim Harvey Weinstein excused lewd sexual behaviour as 'normal' during his New York trial
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Two women claim Harvey Weinstein excused lewd sexual behaviour as 'normal' during his New York trial

One woman testified that Harvey Weinstein raped her at his New York City apartment after luring her there in 2005 with promises of an audition for a film role

Roman Polanski accused of rape by French woman; filmmaker 'firmly contests' allegation
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Roman Polanski accused of rape by French woman; filmmaker 'firmly contests' allegation

Roman Polanski's attorney, who stated that his client 'strongly contested' these claims, could not be reached for further comment

Harvey Weinstein, attorneys slapped with lawsuit from Rose McGowan, alleging intimidation
Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein, attorneys slapped with lawsuit from Rose McGowan, alleging intimidation

Harvey Weinstein’s attorney Phyllis Kupferstein said Rose McGowan is “a publicity seeker looking for money” and her suit is meritless

Kolkata thespian Sudipto Chatterjee arrested after two women file FIRs against him, detailing rape, molestation
India

Kolkata thespian Sudipto Chatterjee arrested after two women file FIRs against him, detailing rape, molestation

Before filing FIRs, the two women first posted their allegations against Sudipto Chatterjee on Facebook. Chatterjee will be produced in court on 19 October

Parliament Updates: LS passes AERA (Amendment) Bill; legislation reduces number of major airports under tariff regulator
Politics

Parliament Updates: LS passes AERA (Amendment) Bill; legislation reduces number of major airports under tariff regulator

Parliament Updates: The Lok Sabha passed the Dam Safety Bill and Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2019. BJD's MP Bhartruhari Mahtab said, "There is apprehension that the Union government may take over the control of the dam... Through this bill, you (Centre) are acquiring the power. It is not the top-down function that will work."